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Saturday, February 2, 2008

First Monday Flea Market

This weekend is once again, the weekend I live for. First Monday in Canton Texas. One of the best flea markets in the country, so I hear. And It is so close to my home.
I spent the day out there yesterday and here is what I picked up.

I got more of those chippy panels, some long ceiling tin for some shabby shelves.
3 church pew hymnal pockets, a dough bowl, and look at those great bricks.


I also picked up this door hardware

And this old clock

I bought the clock for it's parts, not as a clock

Just look at that brass face

I also found a ton of old jewelry bits and pieces.
My allergies kicked up while I was there, so by the time I got home I was miserable.
I'm feeling much better today though. DH and I went up to my booth (he hadn't seen it) I took some of the bricks, and picked up my first Check. Yeah!!!!
Here's a close up of my "new wall". I'm trying to play up the
Valentines theme right now. But those valentines are not for sale, I just love em.

Ya'll have a great weekend.
Margo

11 comments:

Shelley said...

Hi Margo, I visited your booth at the mall today. I love it! It was my first time there since the big change. What a difference. I will be going back as soon as I get a chance. Good luck with your sales there, bet you do well.The things you make are just awesome.

Blessings,Shelley

Sher said...

Hey there, Gal! More great finds! And, I have to ask: What shade green is that 2-drawer shelf? Love it!

Robolady said...

Sher, that green is rustoleum, painter's touch herbal green in the gloss finish. Bought it at Home Depot. It is a pretty color isn't it.

treasured finds said...

Margo, looks like you found some great items at Canton. I went on
friday, found some great buys. Found some really cute wooden silverware trays one green, the other yellow and red. Found a lady
with three table everything was 2 for $1. Picked up some milk glass and some old kitchen spoons. On the way home I picked up a dresser for $10 needs lots of work but when I removed the mirror today it
was stamped 1933 made in AR. I will have to paint it had to remove lots of veneer. Can wait to see what you make out of that old clock. Have a great day.

Sand Flat Farm said...

Hey Margo - those old cabinet panels turned into some good items for your T2T business. I really like that old clock. I like that little green shelf, too. I didn't buy anything this time. Hayley and I went for a little while, but I needed to get back and we just walked around and enjoyed the day. It was nice. Later - Vickie

Rosemary said...

Hi Margo,
It looks like you got some great stuff again.
Sorry about your allergies!!
That is no fun.
Love the way your wall looks.
I love your Valentines too!
Hope you had a great weekend,
Rosemary

Kate said...

I'm so jealous! I'm in Fort Worth and don't get over that way very often. I think it's been 3 or 4 years since I've been to Canton. Love the stuff you picked up, though. May have to try again!

Dona said...

Margo,
I am loving all your finds. Especilly that clock, I collect them, so I would be trying to get it to work again. Can't wait to see what you do with it.

Dona

pedalpower said...

You got some great stuff. I started a flickr group about antique shop displays. I would love it if you'd share some pics there! http://www.flickr.com/groups/antiqueshop/

Inspired Tokens said...

Oh my gosh...you just find the best stuff. I love it all. I'm fascinated to see what creations you come up with.

Simply Me Art said...

Wow, Some Fabulous Finds.. Cant wait to see what you make!!! stop into my blog I gave you a much deserved Award!!! Have a terrific week... Jamie

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